1st Edition

Caravaggio in Film and Literature
Popular Culture's Appropriation of a Baroque Genius

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ISBN 9780367599911
September 29, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
236 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a panoramic overview of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio's, a Baroque Genius, appropriation by popular culture. It addresses the theme of the shadow of art by drawing readers' attention to the gap between the work of art and the place it occupies.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: A Self-Perpetuating Myth 1. Caravaggio in Context 2. Michelangelo Merisi's Lives: The 'Painter as Character' Genre 3. Caravaggio, Crime Fiction, and the Noir 4. Caravaggio and Homoerotic Concerns 5. Deleuzian Folds: Michael Ondaatje's and Anthony Minghella's Caravaggio 6. Conclusion: Caravaggio and the Neo-Baroque: Some Final Considerations

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Laura Rorato